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Description: South Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166626
OS Grid Reference: TA2559717460
OS Grid Coordinates: 525597, 417460
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6386, -0.1018
SUNK ISLAND SOUTH FARM ROAD
TA 21 NE
10/84 South Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C19 with alterations of 1856 by S S Teulon, including
entrance porch and bay windows to south front. For the Crown Commissioners.
Red-brown brick with Welsh slate roof. Double-depth plan with 2-room,
central entrance-hall south front. 2 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical.
Chamfered plinth to porch and bay windows. Projecting full-height enclosed
porch has chamfered corners, corbelled-out at mid first-floor level, steps
to recessed half-glazed door beneath plain fanlight and painted rubbed-
brick round arch with 2-course brick impost band; recessed panel above in
chamfered segmental-pointed arch reveal with lozenge-shaped relief panel
bearing crown, royal cypher and date; first-floor 8-pane window with keyed
wedge lintel, ashlar sill supported on brick corbels, and single-course
brick sill band; stepped and dentilled brick eaves cornice, hipped roof.
Ground-floor has canted brick bay window to left with 12-pane sash to front
and 8-pane sashes to sides, and brick bay window adjoining porch to right
with pair of 16-pane sashes; windows all beneath cambered wedge lintels and
both bays with hipped roofs. Side bays have 16-pane first-floor sashes with
sills and channelled and keyed stucco cambered arches. Hipped roof. End
stacks. Interior contains original open well staircase with swept handrail,
column newels and ribbed stick balusters. One of a series of early C19
Crown estate buildings, altered as part of Teulon's extensive work in the
mid C19. See item 6/76 for sources.
Listing NGR: TA2559717460
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Source: English Heritage
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